Belli Society Events
72nd Annual Melvin M. Belli Society Seminar
Friday, July 26, 2019, 9 AM - 5 PM
Hilton San Diego Bayfront, San Diego, CA
1 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA, 92101
Indigo Ballroom E, F
Open to any Plaintiff Attorney
Free of Charge, No Registration Required
Top trial lawyers sharing winning strategies. Re-charge your batteries. Get dozens of dynamite court tested ideas, expert visuals.
Program (Click here to view the full program)
Chair: Linda Miller Atkinson, Co-moderators: Steve Gursten, Eric Romano
Mastering New Challenges
David Arbogast, San Carlos, CA
Compensating Injured Workers: Tort struggles with the Grand Bargain
Tom Doehrman, Indianapolis, IN
"Let Witnesses Speak at Summary Judgement & Mediation"
Kent Buckingham, Midland, TX
"Anatomy of a $73 Million Dollar Verdict"
Stephanie Andre, Tampa, FL
Relationships & Word-of-Mouth Marketing Tactics Build the Practice
Conal Doyle, Beverly Hills, CA
Amputation Injuries: What Damages?
Marion Munley, Scranton, PA
Exaggerated Liability: Punitive Damages in Truck Cases
Jo Fried, Atlanta, GA
No offer? Nasty Remarks? No Problem! $25 Million
Ryan Anderson, Provo, Utah
Maximizing Law Firm Efficiency
Sandra Robinson, Washington, D.C.
South Africa: Lawyers Together
Tad Thomas, Louisville, KY
Ethics and Social Media
Patrick Malone, Washington, D.C.
Even 6 year olds count
Tyler Komarnyky, Centennial, CO
The Latest & Greatest Visual Tools
Enrique Martinez, Oakland, CA
Class /Collective Actions: Low Wage Workers Fighting for their Rights
Mark Kosieradski, Plymouth, MN
Dealing with Deposition Obstruction
Julia Sherwin, Oakland, CA
How to Reform a System with Individual Settlements
David Casey, San Diego, CA
Tony Gwynn v US Tobacco: Handling High Profile Cases
Deborah Chang, Los Angeles, CA
Rosen v UCLA: Universities’ Duty to Protect
Natalie Sticesen, Springfield, NJ
F. Paul Bland Jr., Washington D.C.
How to Fight Arbitration & Keep Your Case in Court
Jeff Kroll, Chicago, IL
How Paraplegia + Neuropathic Pain = $148 Million Verdict
Wayne Parsons, Honolulu, HI
Can Lawyers Stop Windows Killing Children
Steve Gursten, Farmington Hills, MI
Letting Fitbit & Garmin do the talking
Karen Koehler, Seattle, WA
The ‘Ride the Ducks’ Trial: Handling a Mass Transit Disaster
Steve Herman, New Orleans, LA
Why You Need Admiralty
Derrick Walker, Richmond, VA
Linda Lipsen, Washington, D.C.
Challenges Ahead: Navigating through a Broken DC
Robert J Francavilla, San Diego, CA
Proving Chronic Pain Damages
Thank you to our 2019 sponsors! Refreshments and buffet lunch gratis sponsored by: